File Code: Criminal Law - Procedure
Prior Year Introduction As:
HB 1071/08 - JUD
- Sponsored By:
Delegates Conaway, Anderson, Boteler, and Kelly
Criminal Law - Self-Defense - Immunity for Use of Physical Force in Defense of
Establishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any
degree of physical force, including deadly physical force, against
another person when that other person has made an unlawful entry into
the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the
other person has committed a crime in the dwelling in addition to the
unlawful entry, or is committing or intends to commit a crime against
a person or property in addition to the unlawful entry; etc.
Legislative date is used to record
history occurring in the Chambers
otherwise Calendar date is used.
- First Reading Judiciary
- Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
- Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
- No Action
- Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
- Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
- Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
- Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
- Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
- Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
- Death -see also- Advance Medical Directives; Wrongful Death.
- Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
- Self Defense
- Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Bill affects the following Statute:
- Criminal Law
- Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format):
Third Reading, Enrolled
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format):